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CFP ASEH 2015 Panel: Implementing US Environmental Law, 1970 to the Present

Hello List members,

I would love to put together a panel on the topic described below for
the 2015 ASEH conference in Washington, DC, March 18-22, 2015. Please
be in touch with me if you are interested. Thanks!

Best,

Karen

Karen Hoffman
Assistant Professor
Department of Sociology and Anthropology
University of Puerto Rico
Río Piedras Campus
San Juan, Puerto Rico  00931

 

Seeking ASEH 2015 panelists: Back-to-the-land movements of the 20th and 21st Centuries

I am looking to put together a panel exploring US back-to-the-land movements for ASEH 2015 (Washington D.C. March 18-22).  In keeping with the conference theme, this panel would examine back-to-the-land as various resistance movements across the 20th and 21st centuries. My paper will explore post WWI to the New Deal back-to-the-land projects and the conflicting ways that these were promoted in the popular press as both a reaffirmation of white masculinity and as a site for the disposal of “unwanted populations” like immigrants, the unemployed, and disabled veterans.

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